Migraines And Domestic Abuse: Link Found Between Adversities And Neurological Issue

Last Updated on August 10, 2016 by Cindy Bekesi

By Kathleen Lees

A recent study out of Canada found a surprisingly strong association between witnessing DV and developing migraines later in life. Coauthor of the study Esme Fuller-Thomson said, “The most surprising finding was the link between exposure to parental domestic violence and migraines.

Even after accounting for variables including age, race, socioeconomic status, history of depression and anxiety, and childhood physical and sexual abuse, men and women who had witnessed parental domestic violence had 52% and 64% higher odds of migraine, respectively, compared to those without such a history.”

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Source: Science World Report


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